Definitions for ARCɑrk; ˈɑr kɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
arcɑrk; ˈɑr kɪŋ(n.; v.)arced; arcked, arc•ing; arck•ing.
(n.)any unbroken part of the circumference of a circle or other curved line.
a luminous bridge formed in a gap between two electrodes.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
the part of a circle representing the apparent course of a heavenly body.
something curved or arched like a bow.
a short set of episodes constituting a complete story line in a soap opera or other long serial.
(v.i.)to form an electric arc.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
to move in or describe an arched course.
Origin of arc:
1350–1400; ME < L arcus bow, arch, curve
Ref: AIDS-related complex.
American Red Cross.
Category: Titles, Associations, Organizations
discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge(noun)
electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
a continuous portion of a circle
something curved in shape
arch, curve, arc(verb)
form an arch or curve
"her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
That part of a circle which a heavenly body appears to pass through as it moves above and below the horizon.
A continuous part of the circumference of a circle (circular arc) or of an other curve.
A curve, in general.
A band contained within parallel curves, or something of that shape.
A flow of current across an insulating medium; especially a hot, luminous discharge between either two electrodes or as lightning.
A story arc.
A continuous mapping from a real interval (typically ) into a space.
A directed edge.
To move following a curved path.
To form an electrical arc.
a portion of a curved line; as, the arc of a circle or of an ellipse
a curvature in the shape of a circular arc or an arch; as, the colored arc (the rainbow); the arc of Hadley's quadrant
the apparent arc described, above or below the horizon, by the sun or other celestial body. The diurnal arc is described during the daytime, the nocturnal arc during the night
ARC is a lossless data compression and archival format by System Enhancement Associates. It was very popular during the early days of networked dial-up BBS. The file format and the program were both called ARC. The ARC program made obsolete the previous use of a combination of the SQ program to compress files and the LU program to create .LBR archives, by combining both compression and archiving functions into a single program. Unlike ZIP, ARC is incapable of compressing entire directory trees. The format was subject to controversy in the 1980s—an important event in debates over what would later be known as open formats. The .arc file extension is often used for several file archive-like file types. For example, the Internet Archive uses its own ARC format to store multiple web resources into a single file. The FreeArc archiver also uses .arc extension, but uses a completely different file format. Nintendo uses an unrelated 'ARC' format for resources, such as MIDI and voice samples, in GameCube and Wii games. Several unofficial extractors exist for this type of ARC file.
Anagrams of ARC
car, Car, CAR
Translations for ARC
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a part of the line which forms a circle or other curve.
- arcoPortuguese (BR)
- der KreisbogenGerman
- قوس؛ نیم دایرهFarsi
- boog, cirkelboogDutch
- قوس؛ نیم دایرهPersian
- قوس، نیمه دایرهPashto
- 圓弧Chinese (Trad.)
- دائرے یا قوس کا ایک حصہUrdu
- hình cungVietnamese
- 弧Chinese (Simp.)
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